Adult Carers

A Carer is someone, who, without payment, provides help and support to a partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour, who could not manage without their help. This could be due to age, physical or mental illness, addiction or disability.

Adult Carers

We offer a variety of support for Adult Carers around the county.

Our specialist Macmillan Carer Support Workers specialising in Carer support for those who care for someone with cancer.

Our GP Carers support worker offers support, help and guidence through GP surgeries in the North of the county.

Our Adult Carer Support and Development Worker reaches out to those Carers that are seldom heard or hard to reach, giving them access to support for their caring role. These include groups such as; BAME, LGBT, members of the travelling community, those with english as a second language and other socially isolated Carers.

We offer

  • Information on local support and services
  • Help to access services, devices and equipment to assist you in your caring role
  • Information on financial and legal matters
  • Explaining power of attorney
  • Preparing you for a Carers Assessment
  • Support to access grant funding
  • Helping you plan for an emergency

Additional Services

Counselling

We offer a free, confidential counselling service, Adult Carers can receive individual counselling sessions.
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Telephone Befriending

Our telephone befrienders offer a listening ear and can provide understanding and companionship.
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Advocacy

Our professional advocate can help you to get what you are entitled to and make sure people listen to you.
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Working Carers

A working carer is someone in full or part-time employment, who also provides unpaid support.
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